Some of the Most Beautiful Shrines Across the World.

Temples are the places where people find themselves closer to the God. Beautiful shrines across the world are God’s medium to depict power. People have been worshipping these famous centuries for years and continue to do so. These sacred grounds have also become famous tourist attraction attracting people all over the world. Some of the most famous shrines around the world are:

The Tiger’s Nest Monastery

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This is one of the most beautiful shrines across the world and popular among the people of Bhutan. It is perched on 3,000 feet height in Paro Valley.  People all over the world come to visit this shrine. The shrine has its own story. People say that a famous second buddy flew on the tigress back on this high cliff and meditated in this cave. Now, people have converted this cave into a beautiful Monastery. Guru Rinpoche is a famous person whose meditation gave birth to this monastery.

Wat Rong Khun in Thailand

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Thailand is a famous place when we talk about beautiful shrines. This shrine in Thailand has a touch of contemporary style. Chalermchai, a renowned artist designed this shrine. This shrine is also known as the white Temple and is still on the verge of getting finishing touches. Millions of tourists across the world visit this shrine for its beauty and essence.

Prambanan in Indonesia

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This temple cum shrine is again one of the most beautiful shrines located at Java of Indonesia.  The shrine was built in 850 CE and holds a very sacred place in the hearts of the followers of Hinduism. The walls of this temple carry various stories of Vishnu incarnation and Ramayana. This shrine is famous among the tourists for its beauty and grace. The Prambanan is mainly composed of 8 main shrines.

Fushimi Inari Shrine

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This shrine in Japan is a 1300-year-old shrine for the God of bountiful crops and prosperous business. Fushimi Inari Shrine is the headquarter of all the Inari shrines. The tunnel consists of 10,000 torii gates. Tourists enjoy a stroll through the rolling land of the spacious ground of the shrine. People come here to worship the Inari God who assures bountiful crops. The red torii gates and the white foxes are the symbols of Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Meiji Jingu Shrine

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This is one of the most mystical shrines in Japan. It is located in the Shibuya district in Tokyo. This shrine attracts a large number of visitors in Japan for hatsumode or the first shrine visit of the New Year. People say that if you are lucky enough on the day of your visit, you are likely to catch a glimpse of the traditional wedding ceremony.

Toshugu Shrine in Japan

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Located in Japan, this shrine is a beautiful world heritage site. It has extravagantly decorated Yomemon gate and many highlights including sleeping cats and three wise monkeys. Animal sculptures and carvings are the highlights of Toshugu Shrine. It was originally a simple and plain structure but the third Shogun lemitsu built a host of brilliant shrines.

Amarnath Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir

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Amarnath cave is a Hindu Shrine locate in Jammu and Kashmir in India. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism. It is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m, about 141 km from Srinagar. The snowy mountains surround the cave and the snow covers the cave for the most part of the year. It is open for pilgrims only for a short period of time during summer. Legends say that Queen Suryamathi in the 11th century AD gifted trishuls, banalingas and other sacred emblems to this temple. More than 600,000 pilgrims every year visit this Shrine.

Shrines and Temples all over the world have always attracted tourists. People in large number visit these places to worship the powerful shrines and to attain mental peace. Many shrines and temples around the world now also come under world heritage sites.

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